Definition of buntal in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌnt(ə)l/

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[mass noun, often as modifier]
The straw from a talipot palm used for making hats: a buntal hat
More example sentences
  • Bamboo and buntal hats bring the most money to the islands, although many inexpensive buri hats are exported.
  • This gorgeous clam shape bag is brushed in buntal weave and finished with exquisite braided snakeskin handles.
  • Shade yourself from the sun with this expertly handmade buntal hat in a burst of colours.


Early 20th century: from Tagalog.

Words that rhyme with buntal

contrapuntal, frontal

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Line breaks: bun¦tal

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